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LGBTQ Youth + Video Artivism: Arts-Based Critical Civic Praxis
In 2005, digital media artist/activist Liv Gjestvang founded a nonprofit organization, Youth Video OUTreach (YVO), to teach lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth skillsExpand
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Complicating Visual Culture
Arguing for complicating the study of visual culture, as advocated by James Elkins, this article explicates and explores Lacanian psychoanalytic theory and pedagogy in view of its implications forExpand
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First Fagnostics: Queering Art Education
First Fagnostics is an outgrowth of Big Gay Church, a recurring annual conference research presentation/ performance at the National Art Education Association convention focused on the intersectionsExpand
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The Pen(cil) Is Mightier than the (S)Word? Telling Sophisticated Silent Stories Using Shaun Tan’s Wordless Graphic Novel, the Arrival
This research study focuses on four teacher-researchers’ experiences with Shaun Tan’s (2006) The Arrival, a wordless graphic novel that is in their elementary, middle school, high school, andExpand
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“Little Pig, Little Pig, Yet Me Come In!” Animating The Three Little Pigs with Preschoolers
Early childhood education, particularly through the influence of the Reggio Emilia model, traditionally has a strong affinity for arts-based, inquiry-based, interdisciplinary pedagogy. However, inExpand
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Pieces of Me
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(Not) Starting a Model Urban Arts Collaborative: Turning a Good Idea into a Bureaucratic Debacle
The Arts Initiative of a Major Midwestern University and a collaborative group of corporate sponsors and developers—the Campus Gateway—are teaming up to create an Arts Alley, designed to helpExpand
Finding Big Gay Church: An Academic Congregation Exploring LGBTQ Intersections with Religion, Art, and Education
Using the metaphor of mapping as an overarching metaphor, this article presents an amalgamated version of the first five years of Big Gay Church, an annual session at the National Art EducationExpand
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Joyously Playing with/in Church
Here you are called to contemplate the antics of Big Gay Church (BGC), considering how the NAEA Queer ritual revels in joyous excess, deploys humor and absurd actions that move participants towardExpand
Putting Stories in Motion.